OREGON STATE POLICE
4190 AUMSVILLE HIGHWAY
SALEM, OREGON 97317
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Updated: June 19, 2019
Job Classification: Recruit Trooper
The Oregon State Police is seeking applications to fill current Recruit Troopers vacancies throughout the state. Those selected will be joining an organization with a proud history of providing premier public safety services to the agency's law enforcement partners in Oregon's 36 counties, patrolling over 7,000 miles of state and interstate highways. The OSP workforce--made up of over 1,300 sworn and professional staff--is more than a highway patrol. Oregon State Troopers provide public safety services critical to our partners and make a difference every day for the citizens of Oregon.
Salary Information: $4,729.00 - $6,337.00 Monthly*Does not include applicable incentives: 3% Associates Degree/Intermediate Police Certificate, 6% Bachelor's Degree/Advanced Certificate.
Benefit Information: A career with Oregon state government offers MANY benefits*VacationSick LeaveHolidaysPersonal LeaveRetirement ContributionOther benefits include, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, term life insurance, Employee Assistance Program.In addition, the Oregon State Police currently provides the required uniforms and equipment which translates into significant cost savings for sworn employees. *The information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full-time work.
Department Overview: The Oregon State Police offers numerous duty assignments across our beautiful State. Whether you are drawn to the many unique metropolitan areas around the State, the breathtaking scenery of the Oregon Coast, the seasonal settings offered by Oregon’s high desert, or Oregon’s majestic mountain views; the Oregon State Police can offer you a geographic location suited to please you.
The Oregon State Police not only offers many geographical transfer opportunities throughout the State, but we also offer a wide variety of assignments within our Patrol, Fish & Wildlife and Criminal Divisions.
Adding to the attractive scenery and numerous assignment opportunities are numerous opportunities for promotional advancement, excellent wages, wage incentives based on education and experiences as well as an excellent benefits package.
The Patrol Services Division is the most visible unit of the agency enforcing criminal laws and traffic laws on Interstate and State highways in every county of Oregon. Our Fish and Wildlife Division includes Troopers who are responsible for the enforcement of game laws and the protection of Oregon's valuable natural resources. OSP Troopers can be assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, Gaming Division, and the Oregon State Athletic Commission. The Department provides law enforcement services year round including holidays. Trooper positions require varying shift assignments as well as varying days off.
** Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment offer.
US Citizen: Within 18 months of hire
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIRED & REQUESTED SKILLS: Minimum Qualifications (MQ's) for the position of Recruit Trooper:
DISQUALIFIERS: An application will not be processed for any of the below listed reasons:
HIRING STAGES: The Oregon State Police hiring process is extensive; the time from application to the appointment can exceed seven months. OSP conducts its online hiring through Workday. Potential applicants are encouraged and can create a Workday profile at any time by visiting Workday (State Application page). The application to hire process is separated into ten stages:
Pre-qualification through NTN
Additional Information: For more information, please see the Oregon State Police website at https://www.oregon.gov/OSP/RECRUIT/pages/index.aspx.